HAMPSHIRE businesses Southampton Trophies and Engraving, West End Keys and radio station Wave 105 have launched their Christmas appeal – ‘Mission Christmas: Cash for Kids’.

The group have put together a huge Christmas collection box and are looking for donations from members of the public.

They stress that gifts must be new and unwrapped.

Launching the appeal, Southampton Trophies and Engraving said: “Please help us make Christmas special for children living in poverty, right here in the South.”

The scheme is part of the Cash for Kids charity’s festive campaign.